Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Run For 3rd Term Re-Election
Written by B87FM on March 27, 2023
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced Monday that she is running for re-election to the Senate in 2024. Senator Elizabeth Warren announced her bid for re-election with a video published to social media, featuring the likeness of Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, Senator Ed Markey, and Representative Ayanna Pressley.
The last ten years have taught us that when we organize, when we hold those in power accountable, when we fight righteous fights, then we can make positive change,” Warren said in a video posted on Twitter. “That’s why I’m running for Senate.
We’ve won some big victories for working families in Massachusetts and across the country, but there’s a lot more to do. So today I’m making it official: I’m running for re-election to keep up the fight. pic.twitter.com/ebG3vJCot3
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) March 27, 2023
- “Elizabeth is my partner in the Senate, and I have seen this perpetual energy machine up close,” Markey says in the video.
- Warren first won election to her Senate seat in 2012, beating out incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R). She was the first woman to be elected to the Ayanna Pressley from Massachusetts.
In her first election for senator in 2012, Warren received 53 percent of the vote against Scott Brown, who had only served since 2010 when he won a special election for the seat after the death of Ted Kennedy. In her first re-election big, Warren received 60 percent of the vote against Republican challenger Jeff Diehl. Warren turns 74 years old in June and will be 75 years old by election 2024.